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Baltimore Sun
Old-school cool: Time-tested ways to beat the heat1881 forced air through a box fitted with ice-soaked cotton screens to cool the
Old-school cool: Time-tested ways to beat the heat
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
1881 forced air through a box fitted with ice-soaked cotton screens to cool the scorching bedroom of then-ailing president James Garfield. My friend also had a ceiling fan in her bedroom, which I later learned needed to rotate in the correct... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Lessons from Cleveland, the Silicon Valley of the second industrial revolutiongreatest orchestras. The Lake View Cemetery contains the bones of Rockefeller a
Lessons from Cleveland, the Silicon Valley of the second industrial revolution
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
greatest orchestras. The Lake View Cemetery contains the bones of Rockefeller and those of America’s 20th president, James Garfield. The suburbs are dotted with the palaces of former industrial barons. But they only serve to remind you of how... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Roughly Speaking podcast: The Republican National Convention and the 1880 surprise (episode 125)held in Baltimore, and full of surprises. Haynes tells the story of the 1880 Re
Roughly Speaking podcast: The Republican National Convention and the 1880 surprise (episode 125)
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
held in Baltimore, and full of surprises. Haynes tells the story of the 1880 Republican convention in Chicago, when James Garfield, a man drafted to nominate another for president, ended up as the party's nominee. Haynes is with the law firm... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Cleveland diary: Iran is far, Baton Rouge is herefew miles from downtown Cleveland, where the convention is under way, the house
Cleveland diary: Iran is far, Baton Rouge is here
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
few miles from downtown Cleveland, where the convention is under way, the house of another dark horse, the less successful James Garfield, murdered shortly after his surprise rise to power, is waiting for visitors. Garfield was shot and severely... Read more
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Market Watch
Donald Trump’s childhood home for sale for $1.65 millionAve in Manhattan before and after he became president, and was inaugurated in t
Donald Trump’s childhood home for sale for $1.65 million
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Ave in Manhattan before and after he became president, and was inaugurated in the home after the assassination of President James Garfield. In addition, the longtime home of Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan in Bel Air, Calif. was sold earlier this... Read more
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Daily Herald
Youngest Republican delegate gets convention for his 18th birthdayon a road trip that is more presidential than most. The Ohio stops included: T
Youngest Republican delegate gets convention for his 18th birthday
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
on a road trip that is more presidential than most. The Ohio stops included: The Warren G. Harding home in Marion, the James Garfield home in Mentor and Garfield's grave. And they hoped to hit up a William McKinley site in Canton Sunday if... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
In 1880, Hazleton banker’s surprise vote put James Garfield on GOP ballotadvantage among convention delegates. In his political journal, “Penn Monthly,”
In 1880, Hazleton banker’s surprise vote put James Garfield on GOP ballot
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
advantage among convention delegates. In his political journal, “Penn Monthly,” Barker introduced the idea of nominating James Garfield at the convention. A product of humble origins, Garfield hailed from Ohio, where he had represented a U.S.... Read more
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CNBC
The way we pick VPs is terrible. The alternatives are even worseresolve, and may even create an incentive for political assassins, Uscinski wro
The way we pick VPs is terrible. The alternatives are even worse
CNBC / Posted 13 days ago
resolve, and may even create an incentive for political assassins, Uscinski wrote in one recent paper. In 1881, President James Garfield was shot twice in the back but stubbornly clung to life for 80 days while completely incapacitated. Some... Read more
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American Heritage
Convention Surprisesballot. But not a single delegate voted at first for the eventual nominee, the
Convention Surprises
American Heritage / Posted 14 days ago
ballot. But not a single delegate voted at first for the eventual nominee, the respected Congressman and Civil War hero James Garfield, who was finally nominated on the 39th ballot as another “dark horse.” Garfield became one of our better... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Delegate Diary: Subcommittee building planks for GOP convention platformthe homes of four of our lesser known presidents who are from Ohio but within a
Delegate Diary: Subcommittee building planks for GOP convention platform
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
the homes of four of our lesser known presidents who are from Ohio but within a two-hour drive of Cleveland. They are James Garfield, William McKinley, Rutherford B. Hayes and Warren Harding. Also planned is a visit to the Botanical Gardens... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How To Advance Your Career While You're Stuck Doing Grunt Worktask so they could learn the basics and he could tell who had a good work ethic
How To Advance Your Career While You're Stuck Doing Grunt Work
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
task so they could learn the basics and he could tell who had a good work ethic. It’s a timeless story, actually: Before James Garfield became president of the United States, he was president of Hiram College in Ohio, where he started as the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
KELLY: In cities like Garfield, blue-collar voters feel voicelessmany ways, the modern history of Garfield — which was known as East Passaic unt
KELLY: In cities like Garfield, blue-collar voters feel voiceless
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 days ago
many ways, the modern history of Garfield — which was known as East Passaic until it renamed itself after President James Garfield, the Ohio Republican who was assassinated only six months after taking office in 1881 — mirrors that of... Read more
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11 News Houston
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
11 News Houston / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KING5 Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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First Coast News
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
First Coast News / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KTVB Boise
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KTVB Boise / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
23 related stories
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
23 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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USA Today
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief historyto a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presid
N.Y. state of mind goes presidential: A brief history
USA Today / Posted 22 days ago
to a white man in Montgomery, Ala. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president, from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
NY State of Mind going presidential: A brief historya white man in Montgomery, Alabama. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st presi
NY State of Mind going presidential: A brief history
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
a white man in Montgomery, Alabama. Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. "Elegant Arthur," as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Past U.S. presidents that hailed from NYSArthur (Photo: Associated Press) Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st preside
Past U.S. presidents that hailed from NYS
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 22 days ago
Arthur (Photo: Associated Press) Arthur, a Republican, served as 21st president from 1881 to 1885, assuming office when James Garfield died two months after being shot by an assassin. “Elegant Arthur,” as he was known, played the banjo, liked to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 2Guglielmo Marconi obtains a patent for radio in London. 1881: Charles J. Guite
July 2
KECI Missoula / Posted 24 days ago
Guglielmo Marconi obtains a patent for radio in London. 1881: Charles J. Guiteau shoots and fatally wounds U.S. President James Garfield at a train station in Washington, D.C. Garfield would eventually die from infection on Sept. 19, 1881, and... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
A presidential bar and more: Cleveland for conventioneers& Politics," with artifacts ranging from campaign buttons to inaugural gowns.
A presidential bar and more: Cleveland for conventioneers
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 26 days ago
& Politics," with artifacts ranging from campaign buttons to inaugural gowns. Political geeks will also want to hit the James Garfield trifecta: His birthplace, home and final resting place can all be visited in one day. He was the last... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders is only helping Trump by staying in the racetime that the incumbent White House party survived such a contest, it is necess
Sanders is only helping Trump by staying in the race
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
time that the incumbent White House party survived such a contest, it is necessary to go back to the 19th century, when James Garfield in 1880 won the presidency with an eyelash plurality of just one-tenth of 1 percent in the popular vote. If... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 30River Thames in London. 1882: Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C.
June 30
KECI Missoula / Posted 26 days ago
River Thames in London. 1882: Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C., for the assassination of U.S. President James Garfield. Guiteau had shot Garfield on July 2, 1881, at a Washington, D.C., train station with the president eventually... Read more
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Mashable
Why the story of an anarchist shooting the president is still relevantme with as much entertainment as the previous presidential shooting. But given
Why the story of an anarchist shooting the president is still relevant
Mashable / Posted 28 days ago
me with as much entertainment as the previous presidential shooting. But given how much I enjoyed Candice Millard's James Garfield book, I was really looking forward to Scott Miller's The President and The Assassin, on the death of President... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cleveland, a city on the reboundborn there. The company's founder, John D. Rockefeller, is buried in the city's
Cleveland, a city on the rebound
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
born there. The company's founder, John D. Rockefeller, is buried in the city's amazing Lake View Cemetery, where President James Garfield also rests beneath a ginormous monument. Crime fighter Eliot Ness and comic book artist Harvey Pekar share... Read more
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The New Yorker
How to Steal an Electionthe public shall have failed,” Franklin Pierce warned when he was the dark hors
How to Steal an Election
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
the public shall have failed,” Franklin Pierce warned when he was the dark horse of the Democratic Convention in 1852. James Garfield, a Republican delegate, made such a good speech, nominating his fellow-Ohioan the uninspiring John Sherman,... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Ghost stories surround Ohio tavern where U.S. presidents visitedthe years many Republican leaders have visited the tavern including Presidents
Ghost stories surround Ohio tavern where U.S. presidents visited
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 29 days ago
the years many Republican leaders have visited the tavern including Presidents Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley and James Garfield. But there are other souls some say have never left including the ghost of an escaped slave and an 8-year-old... Read more

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